About the NZ Vaccine Facts series
In early 2020, a new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) spread quickly around the world. It caused a serious disease called COVID-19, which has since killed over 4 million people.
To protect those we love, Aotearoa New Zealand went into lockdown. We also introduced Alert Levels, managed borders, contact tracing and started sanitising our hands and wearing face coverings to stay safe.
Getting vaccinated is the next step to gain more protection against the virus, which will lead to more certainty for the future. Find out more with NZ Vaccine Facts.
Episode 5: Are vaccines safe?
Episode 4: Do vaccines work when a virus changes?
Episode 3: What is an mRNA vaccine?
Episode 2: What is a virus and how do vaccines work?
Episode 1: COVID-19 and why vaccinations are important